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Fish and Fenugreek Curry

Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time:30 minutes Ingredients 4 flathead fish fillets 1 onion diced 2 ripe tomatoes chopped Handful of fresh curry leaves 3 cloves garlic Approx 75g ginger 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp panch poran mix 1 fresh red chilli 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp fennel powder 1/2 tsp cummin powder 1 1/2 tsp tamarind paste 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 1.5 cups chicken stock Vegetable oil to cover bottom of pot Salt Chopped coriander and zest of1 lemon to garnish Heavy based casserole pot Method Crush ginger,garlic and ginger using mortar and pestle into a paste Dice onion finely Chop tomatoes Cut fish fillets into medium size chunks Heat oil over medium heat Add cinnamon stick, panch poran, curry leaves and heat until fragrant but stir to avoid burning spices. Add onion and cook slowly until transparent Add fenugreek seeds and allow to heat through to release fragrance Add ginger, garlic, chilli paste and heat through stirring with onions Add turmeric, chilli powder, cummin, fennel powder and stir through …

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spicy, light and easy dinner

Cajun boiled shrimp and corn – Sydney style

Inspired by Adrian’s recent trips to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico for work. He has been talking about the traditional boiled shrimp and crawfish that he sampled there since he has been home. Checked out a variety of recipes online but most featured brand name spice mixes that we don’t easily find on the shelves here in Australia. Luckily Adrian had brought home a container of authentic “Slap Ya Mama” Cajun spice mix and with some research into what goes into Zatarain’s crab and shrimp boil mix, we turned out and excellent result that Adrian assures me is very authentic! We held back on serving the shrimp on newspaper but still got our hands dirty like real Southerners do! Great light dinner after a lovely visit to the Sydney Fish Markets on a sparkling Sydney winter’s day to pick up “small” prawns that are needed for this recipe. Ingredients: 1kg small green prawns or shrimp 2 corn on the cob 2 tablespoon(tbspn) hot cayenne pepper 2 tbspn Slap Ya Mama or additional cayenne …

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